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. and this video taken at the united airlines hanger at san francisco international airport explains his name. he and his mate have made sfo their home for more than a year now. >> it's the only time i know of where a peregrine falcon has actually gone inside a building to nest. >> reporter: glenn stewart is director of the predatory bird research group at the university of california at santa cruz. he says the once-endangered peregrine falcon helps keep the population of other knowledges of birds at bay, because as this video shows, falcons catch and eat other birds i. >> they discover the pellet in its shoulder. >> reporter: which is why it is so shocking that this male peregrine falcon was found on january 15th with bird shot in its wing, injured on a taxiway at san francisco international airport. >> i can't imagine that 30, 40 years later, we are shooting these birds. >> reporter: we discovered programs at sfo, oak land and san jose, where airport specialists can shoot and kill birds that pose a risk of colliding with aircraft taken off and landing. >> there is going to be some sort of confl
. the largest of its kind on earth. >>> finally tonight, san francisco is beautiful pretty much any day from any angle. and the golden gate bridge is really the symbol that has come to define the place. but then there's that other, much larger bridge, the bay bridge, that's been kind of an industrial-looking little brother all these years. well, it just entered a new era. our report tonight from nbc's gabe gutierrez. >> 5, 4, 3, 2, 1! >> reporter: this was no ordinary countdown. it was the end of 75 years in the shadows. >> beautiful! >> oh, wow! >> reporter: last night, san francisco's bay bridge transformed into what's being billed as the world's largest l.e.d. light sculpture. >> it's beautiful! >> yeah, it's really well-done. >> they're gorgeous, amazing, kind of breathtaking. >> reporter: the bay bridge opened to much fanfare in 1936. >> it was recognized as an engineering marvel and an amazing american feat as we were coming through the great depression. >> reporter: but six months later, the flashier golden gate bridge came along with its red-painted steel, and it swiped all the attention
anything about the deadly shooting you are asked to call san francisco police. live in san francisco, kimberly terry, nbc, bay area news. >> kimberly, thank you for the update. >>> we have new information on a kidnapping case out of southern california. police identified a suspect today, 30-year-old tobias dustin summers is wanted for kidnapping a girl last week. she was abandoned hours later in front of a hospital. summers was recently released from prison and apparently has a lengthy criminal record. police are asking anyone for information on his whereabouts to call the los angeles police department. >>> two people are recovering tonight after their car plunged into a water way in
by shootings in san francisco, san jose, union city. and then this morning officers again fired on a suspect, this time in hayward. monty francis joins us live with what led officers to pull their weapons on this suspect. >> reporter: kris, good evening. an investigation is underway. the scene has been cleared but you can see behind me a wooden sign that was knocked over by the suspect vehicle when it crashed. this unfolded at about 3:30 a.m. when police say a suspect rammed his car into a police cruiser during a traffic stop. the driver, a 23-year-old oakley man sped off and crashed the car here at foothill boulevard. the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and it is not clear if the officer's bullett killed him. the driver is in police custody. we talked to the owner of a japanese restaurants yards from where the suspect vehicle crashed. he says he is discouraged by all the violence in his neighborhood. >> it is kind of sad but somebo somebody -- kind o
the same thing in san francisco, robbing the place on january 14th, taking meds labelled oxy on the label. and later, the police arrested this man who they say stole thousands of pills, including from the palo alto foundation. >> it is alarming, sounds like something bigger is going on. these drugs are highly addictive. the street value is high, you know, so we know there is a market for it. we have to try to do whatever we can to try to put an end to it. >> reporter: back in fremont, howler hired a security guard, and they are no longer stocking
reports. sam brock examines the on going cost. we start with cheryl hurd in san francisco with a local iraq war veteran and a potentially historic lawsuit. >> reporter: this cemetery is filled with veterans of wars past. on the tenth anniversary of the iraq war has one army veteran remembering his past in a war he served toot that proved to be controversial to many. on the tenth anniversary of the start of the iraq war he says for him it is a day to reflect. >> i think we had a difficult task in iraq. i think that across all service branches we are able to adapt. >> reporter: adapt he says to what he
the country. blanca crotay built rent-a-spouse in san francisco from almost nothing. >> i started a business with $25 to my name and turned it into six figures, part time within less than a year. >> reporter: word of mouth fuels the businesses. when kay morrison organized a playroom for jenny's daughter she literally hugged the organizational system. >> i love seeing people really less stressed. that's what i wanted so bad when i was in that crazy world of trying to do it all. >> reporter: while you might have it all, you just can't do it all yourself. chris jansing, nbc news, new orleans. >> that is our broadcast on a wednesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com now. >>> good evening. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. we first broke this story about a year ago. tonight it involves google employees. toxic vapors inside two google office buildings. this report comes from our partners at the center for in
close game. >> i think it's amazing. we just came down from san francisco. we grew up here our whole lives. team cal at home is basically the dream. >> i'm going st. louis by four and cal buzzer beater by one in overtime. >> the cal bears are a big part of the bay area. we expect a big crowd and i think it will be a good site for the home team. go bears. >> cal and syracuse take the court at 6:40 this evening. we will bring you more from the fans here tonight win or lose at 11:00. >> thanks very much. >>> new details in the case of the san jose mother stabbed in broad daylight on friday. police released this picture of the man suspected of killing his girlfriend across the street from the sheriff's department. he had been stalking the woman for at least two years. the 29-year-old victim leaves blind a 10-year-old son and had a restraining order against him. >> detectives say he may be headed to mexico, possibly driving a dark green
pedroski of san francisco. she writes in an online commentary that she's a lesbian. she hopes to soon get married if the supreme court permits it. brian? >> pete williams at the court where the excitement starts tomorrow. pete, thanks. >>> in colorado springs today, a public me toirl service for the state's prison director, tom clements, shot to death last week as he answered the door at his home. governor john hickenlooper called clements a voice of wisdom and reason. we learned late today the bullets that killed clements came from a gun found along with former colorado inmate evan ebel who died in a police chase in texas two days after the shooting. >>> this comes after a growing debate this weekend on gun control with new york city mayor michael bloomberg right in the middle of it. he is using his own money -- and he's a billionaire -- to finance an ad campaign for universal background checks for gun purchases. that got under way today. our report tonight from nbc's ron mott. >> reporter: he's got one of the biggest personal bankrolls in america. >> this year there will be 12,000 peopl
tours of the white house resume. >>> born in 1936, the bay bridge, which connects san francisco and oakland, has always been considered kind of a drab, industrial-looking cousin to the golden gate. well, tonight, it takes on a new personality, thanks to a kind of l.e.d. artwork project. we got to see a test of it. that will bathe the bridge in light starting now and for the next two years. absolutely beautiful. >>> and jon stewart is stepping away from the "daily show," not forever, but four months while he goes overseas to direct a film, called "rosewater," based on a screenplay he wrote. john oliver will cover while stewart is gone, provided viewers can understand his thick british accent. this proves once and for all what jon really wanted to do was direct. >>> up next here tonight, a wounded warrior, battling back, setting his sights on the big leagues. >>> as baseball fans know, spring training is under way with a lot of hopes and dreams and contracts on the line. this spring, one of the players on one of the fields stands out because of his injuries, also because of the pu
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